1st Family Day held successfully at Kempinski Hotel Yixing
June 2, 2013. Kempinski Hotel Yixing held its first Family Day, inviting team members to bring their parents, children, brothers, sisters, husband or wife to experience Kempinski Hotel Yixing and to join them in celebrating the successful opening and operation of this new gem in the Kempinski portfolio.
Upon arrival, all family members were personally greeted by General Manager Sebastien Mariette, Deputy General Manager Victor Xu and EAM Carsten Seubert while leaving their greetings on the dedicated signature wall, depicting the day’s theme “Proud to be Part of the Kempinski Family”
The hotel management welcomes the staff and their families
Afterwards, Mr. Mariette gave a speech to all guests in Yixing Grand Ballroom, introducing Kempinski and the hotel as a great employer and fantastic company to develop a career. Mr. Yang, the father of one of the team members then expressed his gratitude and pride about his daughter working at Kempinski Hotel Yixing in a speech on behalf of all family members.
As most of the families were visiting the hotel for the first time since its opening, all guests had the opportunity to conduct a hotel tour with the People Services and Sales Team, getting to know the property in detail, before returning to the Grand Ballroom for lunch.
Delicious lunch, lucky draw and fun games in Yixing Grand Ballroom
Delicious food, a lucky draw and fun games involving young and old, made the afternoon pass by very quickly. Before saying farewell, every family member left their best wishes for the hotel and its staff on the “Family Day Wishing Wall”, creating an everlasting memory of the first, but certainly not last, Family Day at Kempinski Hotel Yixing.
Team Members and their family leaving best wishes on the wishing wall
All family members left at the end of the day with their very own “Kempinski Family” umbrella and a huge smile on their face, knowing that they were part of a new tradition created at Kempinski Hotel Yixing – the Kempinski Family Day.
About Kempinski Hotel Yixing:
Located near Shanghai and on the shores of the stunning Lake Taihu, Kempinski Hotel Yixing boasts 446 rooms and suites and nearly 2,650 m2 of function space, including 15 meeting rooms and two ballrooms equipped with state-of-the-art technology.
Additionally, Kempinski Hotel Yixing offers a variety of dining choices, featuring its YuanYuan Chinese Restaurant which offers a blend of Cantonese and local cuisines of Changzhou and Yixing and features 24 Private Rooms; the All-Day Dining Elements Restaurant on the 60th floor, from where guests can experience breathtaking panoramic views of Yixing City and Lake Taihu; Le Chai Wine Bar – the first of its kind in Yixing - with a large outside terrace and Bamboo Lobby Lounge.
The hotel also boasts a spa, state-of-the-art fitness facilities and indoor swimming pool overlooking Lake Taihu.
Kempinski Hotel Yixing combines European luxury and Chinese culture, which blend together in this new landmark like a perfectly prepared cup of Chinese tea.
Created in 1897, Kempinski Hotels is Europe’s oldest luxury hotel group. Kempinski’s rich heritage of impeccable personal service and superb hospitality is complemented by the exclusivity and individuality of its properties. Kempinski now comprises a portfolio of 80 five-star hotels in 31 countries and continues to add new properties in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Each one reflects the strength and success of the Kempinski brand without losing sight of its heritage. The portfolio comprises historic landmark properties, award-winning urban lifestyle hotels, outstanding resorts, and prestigious residences. Each one is imbued with the quality guests have come to expect from Kempinski while embracing the cultural traditions of its location. Kempinski is a founding member of the Global Hotel Alliance (GHA), the world’s largest alliance of independent hotels